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Kent School Spring H.T. (May 2018) Omnibus Listing

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USEA Event ID: 16751
Kent School Spring H.T. | Kent, CT (AREA I)

Event Date: May 20, 2018

Open Date: Apr 03 Close Date: May 01

Address: For GPS use, 30 Westwoods Road, Skiff Mountain, Kent, CT 06359.
From South: Route 7 north to Kent to traffic light to left on Route 341. Over bridge 6 immediate right for 4.5 miles to top of hill. Continue straight past turnoff to Marvelwood School.
From West: Route 684 to Route 22 North to Route 55 East. At end of Route 55, left to Route 7 north to Kent to traffic light. As above.
From North: Route 7 south to Kent to traffic light, right on Route 341. From East: Route 341 west to Kent to traffic light. As above.


USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:PT,T,TN,N,BN
USEA Recognized Test:Intro

Tentative Schedule:
Sat: Cross-country course open Saturday-3 pm.
Sat: 4-6 PM Officials, competitors, staff and volunteers welcome party at Headquarters.
Dressage-8 am; Show Jumping-11:00 am; Cross-country-11:30 am.
Note: All scheduled stadium times are approximate only and are subject to change throughout the day.  Jumping times are scheduled in a compressed format, competitors should report to show jumping in their XC attire.
Starting Times:
A preliminary time schedule will be posted and emailed to riders on Wednesday, May 16th with update at week's end at
Event Officials
TD: Rick Caldwell, CT (R)
Judges: Pres: Margie Hutchison, NY (r)
Dressage Judges: Lori Barnard, (r) VT Bryn Walsh, (R) ME
SJ Judge: Beth Stoltz, CT (R)
CD: XC: Ronan Moloney (r)     SJ: Linda Smith
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Liz Johnson, Secretary
141 Tuck Drive, Fremont, NH 03044
774 217 0302 - BEFORE 9 pm, please. 
Email: [email protected]
Use and send the check WITH SIGNATURE PAGE (download from evententries. com) & HEALTH PAPERS to the address listed above; entries are not complete until all fees and paperwork are received by the Secretary.  All changes after the closing date require a $25 change fee.  If using FedEx or USPS Express Mail waive signature requirement or delivery will be delayed.  You may check for additional and up to date Kent School Spring Horse Trial information.

Draw checks to Kent School Horse Trials.


Org: Kent School, Inc., Kent, CT 
Comp Mngmnt: Raymond J. Denis, 8 Lake Avenue, Georgetown, MA 978-239-2024, [email protected]

Event Fees Directory - see individual section for details. Draw checks to Kent School Horse Trials. Separate check for each horse.
Entry: All divisions: $170.00; Intro Test: $150.00.
Stabling: $70.00 plus $25.00 clean stall deposit refunded after stalls are cleaned and checked.
Other fees: $25 change fee for each change to entry made after the closing date.  $25 post-entry fee for any entries accepted after the closing date.  $20 incomplete entry fee for ALL ENTRIES NOT COMPLETED BY THE CLOSING DATE (this includes entries missing signatures & coggins)
?Refunds: Before C.D. - Less $25 non-refundable office fee. All refund requests in writing-use e-mail. Telephone requests will not be considered or accepted; After C.D.-Entry less $25 ONLY if place can be filled from wait list AND accompanied by valid vet notice.
Competition cancellation-No Refund. USEA Starter and D&M Fees Refund Policy: The USEA Starter and D&M fees ($21), are not subjected to office fees, and shall be returned within 30 days of the competition to any rider who does not start the dressage test.
Entry fee includes $25 non-refundable office fee. Please CLEARLY PRINT email address on your entry form. Double entries: Accepted no fee. Divisions may be split if necessary. Please state age and experience on entry form. If overbooked, management reserves right to limit a rider to 2 horses in competition. USEA current membership (Junior, Collegiate, Full, or Life) and horse registration (Limited or Full) are required at all
levels, except Intro.  Intro competitors are exempt from the USEA membership/non-membership fees and the USEA Starter/D&M fees do not apply.  A $25 change fee applies to changes made after the closing date.
Enter on line at: or via Xentry ( Entries are not accepted until coggins, signature page, and payment is received in full.
Neg. Coggins required for all horses within 12 months of the competition date. Ambulance on grounds. All vans & trailers park in designated areas, not in stable yard. No hookups.  Late entries will be considered if event is not full, please contact the secretary or check USEA Area I website for posted information or
Competitor Information
Trophy & 8 ribbons per division plus 1st place dressage ribbon in each division with Kent School memorabilia for first place in each division.
Special Awards: The Gillian Perry Good Sportsmanship Award (GPGSA). A pewter trophy will be awarded to the Kent School Spring Horse Trial participant, in some capacity, that exemplifies good sportsmanship during the competition at the discretion of the GPGSA Committee.
Thoroughbred Incentive Program (TIP) Awards: Ribbons and prize awarded to the best scoring TIP eligible horse at each level (T, N, BN, Intro).
 Only Thoroughbreds that have been registered with the Jockey Club or a foreign Thoroughbred stud book recognized by The Jockey Club are eligible to participate in T.I.P. classes and awards.  Riders and owners should obtain a TIP number for all horse/rider combinations. TIP number applications are done online at TIP numbers must be provided to the Kent School Horse Trials show office.
All stabling on grounds in permanent stalls, however, only a limited number of stalls are available on a first come first serve basis. $70/stall with a separate check for each horse's $25 stall deposit.  Stalls must be thoroughly cleaned, banked, and checked prior to departure for return of stall deposit. Stall doors with initial 1 bag of bedding provided.  Additional shavings are available at $8 per bag. Veterinarian: DR Jayme Motler, DVM, 914 489 1371
Cornwall Inn-13 mi., (860) 672-6884. Fife N' Drum Motel-5 mi., (860) 927-3509, Willows Motel Amenia, NY 9 mi. (845) 373-8090,Heritage Inn, New Milford, CT - 15 mi., (860) 350-3097, Newbury Inn-Brookfield, CT (request Kent School 10 % discount) 21 mi., (203) 775-0220
See for more. Camping: Complimentary on grounds; no hookups, must register for camping with secrtary prior to arrival.
Test & arena sizes:  PT 2018 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. T/TN-2018 USEF Training Test A-Sm.  N-2018 USEF Novice Test A-Sm. BN-2018 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Intro -2018 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm.  Arenas: All arenas and warm-up on grass.
PT/T- 2000 m @ 420 mpm. TN/N-up to 2000 m @ 375 mpm.  BN-up to 2000 m @ 325 mpm. Intro has a limited distance at 1200m, time not taken.  All courses: Inviting, for horses with some experience at each levels or as a first event at a move up level.  The training course track has been reversed for this spring event.  Some new fences have been added at all levels, including Intro.  There is a natural water crossing, on course, at each level except Intro.  Cross-country course closed May 1st. 
Other Information:
Cross-country course closed May 1st.  Show Jumping will be on the grass in the Grand Prix Ring, weather permitting, or in the Sand Ring, if not. Check [email protected] for show jumping location.
Entries limited to 150. Divisions further divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Brennan's Supermarket food on grounds. Compliments of Kent School.
Competitors Welcome Wine & Cheese in the Headquarters Tent, Saturday May 19th from 4:00 - 6:00 PM.
XC pinny holder required with # insert provided.  There will be a limited number of holders available on grounds for $20 each. 
Helmets must be worn at all times when mounted.  Dogs must be leashed at all times.

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